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Ruth Okoye

Instructional Technologist and Edtech Coach

702-2C Tamarack Way

Herndon, VA 20170

(757) 535-0005


The Source for Learning, Reston, VA — Director of K12 Initiatives

June 2015 - PRESENT

Coordinates team responsible for all K12 programs including OK2Ask professional learning opportunities and acherFirst curricular support website.

Portsmouth Public Schools, Portsmouth, VA — Technology Resource Teacher 3

July 2005 - May 2015

Division level Instructional Technology coach responsible for working with teachers at two elementary schools, coordinating large scale teacher training across the school division and mentoring new coaches

Portsmouth Public Schools, Portsmouth, VA Literacy Coach

September 2003 - June 2005

Responsible for both reading remediation and reading instructional coaching for teachers


Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA — Ed.D.

September 2005 - May 2010

Dissertation Title: “A Study of Technology Coaching and Teacher Sense of Computer Efficacy as Predictors of Technology Implementation”.

Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA — M. Ed.

September 1991 - May 1993

Thesis Title: “The National Institute of Learning Disabilities’ Educational Therapy Model: Can It Work in the Inner City?”.

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY — B. S.

September 1987 - August 1991

Major: Computer Science Programming

Teaching Certifications

  • VDOE: Post-Graduate Professional License
  • Endorsements:

Computer Science K12

Reading Specialist K12

Admin and Supervision K12

Professional Engagement

Edmodo Certified Trainer

Microsoft Certified Educator

Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer

ISTE Board Member